Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Travel South for 2017 Border Olympics

By NU Athletic Communications

Laredo, Texas - The Nebraska men's golf team will be heading to Laredo, Texas to play in the 2017 Border Olympics, Friday, March 10 – Saturday, March 11. 

University of Houston and Laredo Country Club, a par 72, 7,125 yard course will play host to the 54 - hole tournament. The men will play 36 holes on Friday, and finish up the tournament with a round of 18 holes on Saturday. 

The Huskers are entering the Border Olympics with one top-ten finish under their belt from the Spring 2017 season.

Representing the No. 1 spot for the Huskers will be Michael Colgate. The senior tied for 31st individually at Nebraska's previous tournament, the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate.

Sophomore Jace Guthmiller will play in the No. 2 spot for Nebraska. Guthmiller tied for 17th individually at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate with a total score of 216. 

Justin Jennings will represent the No. 3 spot in the lineup. The senior tied for 58th in the Husker's previous tournament after finishing with an overall score of 225.

Playing in the No. 4 spot for the Huskers will be Jackson Wendling. The sophomore posted a final score of 232 at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate and tied for 98th. 

Freshman Tanner Owen will round out the No. 5 spot in the lineup for Nebraska. 

The tournament will have a 19-Team field including: Nebraska, Houston, Bowling Green, Campbell, Houston Baptist, Lamar, Little Rock, Louisiana-Lafayette, McNeese State, New Mexico State, Oral Roberts, Rice, Sacramento State, Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin, Texas State, ULM, UTEP, UTSA.

Results will be available on the University of Houston Athletics website at UHCougars.com at the end of each day. In addition, live scoring will be available on Golfstat.com http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=participants&tid=12037

2017 Border Olympics

Friday, March 10 – Saturday, March 11

Laredo, Texas - Laredo Country Club

Par 72, 7,125 yards

Format:

  • Friday: 36 holes
  • Saturday: 18 holes

Live scoring: http://www.golfstatresults.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=participants&tid=12037

Nebraska Lineup

  1. Michael Colgate
  2. Jace Guthmiller
  3. Justin Jennings
  4. Jackson Wendling
  5. Tanner Owen

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